Autumn is here and the weather will soon be changing. That means changing your wardrobe. Unless you have three or four empty closets in your home, you may have to store clothes with the changes of the season. Before putting clothes in storage, let us clean them. Cleaning prevents even invisible stains from discoloring and weakening […]
Here are 7 tips that will help keep your favorite garments ready to wear, longer. Allow perfumes, lotions, deodorants, antiperspirants, and other toiletries to dry before you get dressed. These products can contain ingredients that can cause discoloration. Bring a garment in for professional cleaning as soon as possible after becoming soiled. Stains and soil […]
Many of today’s garments are touted as wrinkle-free, but if they aren’t treated right they can still get wrinkles. To keep all your garments looking fresh with fewer wrinkles, keep these tips in mind: Don’t overload the washer or dryer with too many clothes. They won’t get as clean as they should, and they won’t […]
Back in the 1890’s, King Edward VII popularized sewn-in “turn-ups” as an alternative to rolling up pant bottoms in rainy weather. Cuffs were a sign of elegant tailoring until WWII wartime clothing restrictions banned cuffs and flaps on pockets to save fabric. Today, cuffs are recommended on trousers with wide or long legs, double pleats […]
Norman visits Grange Hall Elementary, where the kids have been helping us with Coats For Kids for several years. This year they have collected and donated over 200 coats. Thanks Principal Sefrin, parent volunteer Tina, and all the kids! Click on the picture to visit our website and view the video.
This year’s Salvation Army Christmas Center will be at the Chesterfield Towne Center, in the former Dillard’s department store. We’ll begin the setup for the Coats for Kids area later this week! Would you like to help? Here’s how: 1. Bring your gently used coats (especially kids’ coats) to any local area Puritan Cleaners by […]
Join us at the new, improved Diamond for Food, kid’s crafts, and prizes! We are partnering with Richmond’s new baseball team, the Flying Squirrels, to have a special Coats For Kids coat drive at the Diamond. This event, called the “Ballpark Warming Party,” will be held on Saturday, November 21st, from 10am to 2pm. Puritan […]